TB1Fund was approached by the U of M Foundation to help support critical funding during these challenging times. See below.
Because of the current restrictions in place to safeguard patient's health during this current COVID-19 pandemic, areas such as Kyle Rudolph's Endzone, the Zucker Family Suite & Broadcast Studio, and many other areas generally used for recreation have all been closed. In addition, many items generally made avail for patient/family use are now in short supply as they are not being re-used. This appeal for funding is very intentional and very direct. Funding will make an immediate impact! See the statement below from Child Family Life.
Child Life Specialists who are working to meet the mental, emotional, and developmental needs of our patients and families, say funding for additional toys, games, books, and comfort items is critical at this time. For example, two-player board games and educational books are important as our families are struggling with isolation while practicing social-distancing in the hospital setting.
If you are able to help support the current needs at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital please click on the HELP TODAY button above to make your 100% Tax Deductible gift and directly impact a patient & family.
First major event coming April 24th, 2020
***POSTPONED until JULY 17th, 2020
*Due to the COVID-19 precautions and the health of our guests we have moved the TB1F Champions Cup to July 17, 2020. We will continue to follow CDC and MDH guidelines and share any new information. Thank You for your continued support!
Braxton (aka Brax) was diagnosed with
B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-Cell ALL) in January of 2019. She is currently in remission with an end of chemo date set for May 28, 2021. After seeing first hand (75+ nights spent on Floor 5) how critical of a role Child Family Life and areas such as Kyle Rudolph's End Zone, the Zucker Family Suite and Broadcast Studio, and the "Row The Boat" Fleck Family Fund play in both the mental and physical recovery of cancer patients, she felt a strong desire to help others going through the same fight.
for more on Brax's story and journey.
TB1Fund - what is it and what does it mean? When Brax was initially diagnosed all of her family, friends, and teammates rallied around her and formed Team Brax. Taking that a step further, her social media name is TeamBrax1, and that is where the TB1 comes from. And why? To give Brax a platform to help kids and families going through the life changing events cancer plays in the lives of everyone affected by cancer. Cancer doesn't discriminate.
TB1F's mission is to positively affect every child and family who comes through the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Whether that be financial support in areas of basic need, positive outreach through social functions, Brax's exclusive 5th Floor T-shirt for all cancer patients, and by supporting Kyle Rudolph's End Zone, the Zucker Family Suite and Broadcast Studio, and "Row The Boat" Fleck Family Fund with their incredible programming, TB1F and Brax are dedicated to making a difference. Being able to provide positive experiences that can immediately affect patients and families is critical to Brax's mission.
Please help in supporting our mission. In partnership with the University of Minnesota Foundation,
all donations are tax deductible and 100% of all donations go back to supporting the
kids and families at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.
Please click on -SUPPORT OUR MISSION- below to make your one-time tax deductible donation today
visit Become a Teammate for more donation options or to donate via check.
by September 2020
Sponsors and individuals looking to help support TB1F operations please use the link below. Donations here are not tax deductible charitable contributions, but help to support the operation of TB1F and allow 100% of all donations made to be given back to the kids and families at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. If payment by check is preferred, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
***note: only use this section if you are sponsoring an event or wanting to help the operational side of TB1F. For donations to the Fund go to Become a Teammate.
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